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officers paraded him in public for everyone to see. good friday afternoon, i'm shirleen allicot. >> i'm brian taff. the big story on "action news" today, the very latest on the capture of eric frein. "action news" was the first to report his arrest last night. today, a new look at the place he was caught and hearing from the people who helped bring him in life after a manhunt that dragged on for almost two months. david henry live where almost everyone is breathing a little easier today, david. >> that certainly is the case out here, brian. as the community was on edge for almost seven weeks, you can imagine how they feel tonight. it is winding down they command center. there is a great sense of relief that the worst is now over and they've got their man. >> i am proud of the way our people stepped up and never lost faith and got this done. >> 48 days and $10 million later eric frein was taken into
custody late yesterday. he was spotted in a field by u.s. marshals on routine search patrol. the field at the birchwood pocono airpark in tannersville. frein did not resist and followed orders. this photo shows him slumped over the hood of a car shortly after captured near an abandoned hanger. the police searched that hanger today and found the alleged murder weapon and over evidence including a journal. frein was taken to court arraigned on numerous charges and hecklers in the crowd shout the insults and told him he was lucky to be caught before hunting season. >> we are now starting to find the answers that the community desired in this case. >> this all began when frein allegedly shot and killed state trooper, bryon dickson and injured alex douglass. and it consumed millions of
dollar. and frein was apparently preparing for it for the past two years. thes police say he was reforceful the last seven weeks. >> he was able to get into cabins and other unoccupied structures. over cases he had things hidden, but he got shelter and out of the weather, much as we expected was occurring. >> frein now housed instead by the state at the county prison where he is isolated from the rest of the population in the five-by-eight-foot cell. and police say frein has been talking with them. and "action news" learned that he has given the police a confession. now coming up on "action news at 6:00" we will hear first-hand from the u.s. marshal whose tracked him down and captured him yesterday. life in the -- what township is this? i forget where we are in the poconos, david henry channel 6 "action news." >> an extensive search zone, so we understand that, david, thank
you. arrest meaning life getting back to normal for those in the search zone in time for kids to trick-or-treat. and vernon odom with reaction from the relieved community at 5:00. and we have expanded coverage of frein's capture on 6abc.com. see a slide show of pictures of his arrest. and the time line of his man hunt and attribute to the fallen officer bryon dickson. breaking news right now, chopper 6 hd live over the pennsylvania turnpike westbound between valley forge and downing town after an accident. you can see the vehicles that are involved in the accident on the shoulder there. you can see a tractor-trailer, as well as some other vehicles. you see a flat-bed. it looks like they are about to tow one of the vehicles that was involved in this accident. it looked like a serious accident as well. one of the vehicles caught fire in that crash. we are told two people suffered injuries as well.
as you can see, it is definitely having some traffic implications here. matt pellman is taking a close look at this and he'll bring us the very latest as soon as we get to the "action news" traffic report. more breaking news man. one man in the hospital after he was in a collapsing building. the e.m.s. tells "action news" a construction crew working inside of the home and the 27 year old man was trapped when the home collapsed. the state police flew him to the hospital and he is in stable condition. but no one is releasing his name. we bring you more information as soon as we get it. it is time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. and it should be what descent night for trick-or-treat. >> that is right. "action news" and the action cam where the kids got a chance to show off costumes. spotting everything from superheroes to skeletons and
princesses and goblins. great costumes, kids. what kind of weather will they have when they set out for free candy tonight? >> i can't get enough of wearing the cute costumes. do they have to bundle up? >> it will stay dry through the forecast. it little on the chilly side. the young ones, maybe put an extra layer beneath the costumes, of course not above it. and this morning some sunshine and then clouds pushed in from the ocean. we're still seeing a little sun breaking out in the northwestern suburbs. the cloud are trying to thin out south and east, but overall rather cloudy in evening. temperatures are well below average for this time of year 5:2 in allentown, 54 in philadelphia, 50 in trenton and 40's in the poconos. as you head out 53 degrees. clouds upstairs and chilly as we
drop into the upper 40s getting between the 8:00 and 9:00 hour. futuretracker 6 showing showers starting to develop overnight tonight and early tomorrow morning. it is a rainy start to your weekend. notice the snow in the central appalachians in parts of west virginia and north carolina. as we close into home you can see steady rain in the afternoon, especially south and east of philadelphia for saturday. what to expect as we get into your beginning of the weekend. we call the weekend woes. rain, heaviest in new jersey and delaware. we struggle to reach 50 tomorrow, it is a raw rain. and then the winds pick up. we talk about those winds, which could be a concern on sunday, coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> all right adam, thank you. dozens of people still out of homes because of a massive fire in west philadelphia. you see there the heavy flames that tore through the chestnut park apartments. 69 people forced out of their
homes and taken to a red cross shelter for the night. many people say they were not able to get out the front doors and had to find ditch ways out. the flames if he were thick. >> smoke everywhere. we had too go out the back window through a fire escape. >> it was crazy. kids running out crying and screaming. and people running out with no clothes on. >> an emergency shelter set up at the high school for everyone affected. the firefighter and person injured were taken to the hospital in stable condition. the cause of this fire still under investigation. from our delaware news room police arrested a man they say kidnapped and raped alwoman and held her captive for a week. they caught 28 year old brandon turner yesterday after they found a note in a mcdonald's bathroom in dover. the note written on the wall in
wake-up and indicated that the woman was being held against her will. the police used surveillance pictures and tracked the pair down. turner in jail on $651,000 bail. septa officials and union leaders are meeting for another round of contract negotiations today. there still is no deal on the table. with president obama coming to town this weekend, an election take just four days away, the threat of a strike couldn't come at a worst time. eva pilgrim live now in old city where both sides seem to have made some kind of progress today, eva. >> that's right, shirleen. a positive turn today in talking to septa and its workers. a lot of progress made. this is leaving many hopeful that the workers won't go on trying. the constant stream of people get on and off the septa buses all day. >> in the morning i take the 57 and then i that i the g.
>> two to three bus as way. eand -- and i have a family that depends on it. we need to get to work. >> getting to work could be a major problem at the 4700 transit workers, if they park the buses and trolleys and go on strike. they are expected to announce a decision by the end of the day. it's been five days now since the transit workers authorized the strike. and the union working under an expired contract for seven months. this week the talks hit a stalemate. if they decide so strike, brown says he will give commuters 24-hours notice. >> have to get to school and i don't know how i am going to -- because i can't walk. that would take forever, i would be late. >> we depend on this on a daily basis. for me seven days a week. so it's going to hurt. >> maybe i will go to wal-mart and get a bicycle. >> they are hopeful that the two
sides come to a deal. >> hopefully we get this over. >> i am hoping they don't strike at all. that's my hope. >> and you can see right here beside me a lot of city leaders have come down. and the union boss, willie brown is expected to come down and make an announcement at 4:45. we heard from those inside that all signs are pointing to a deal and a strike will be avoided. we will keep you updated on the latest on the situation onair and online at 6abc.com. in old city, eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> all right, and we will monday for the news conference at 4:45 and bring any relevant details to our audience. still ahead today, get your morning coffee delivered straight to your desk. sound good? details on one company's plan to bring your morning joe with your need it most. what they are learning about a deadly plane crash at a kansas airport and what we know about
>> vest quitors in kansas identified the pilot killed when it crashed into the airport. >> emergency, we just lost -- >> that is the pilot of mark goldstein moments before he veered left and crashed into the flight training building. he and three in the building died in the accident. five others still in the hospital in serious condition. the damage to the building is extensive. the crews are still having a hard time getting inside. >> we're still looking at trying to remove the deceased from the building. so at that time we're going to confirm who they are. >> police say they are still trying to recover the pieces of the planes and the ntsb is looking into what cause the the engine failure. business on a friday afternoon. nothing scary about this halloween on wall street. dow up 195 points closing an a
record high. nasdaq up and the s&p up 23 on the day. not everyone has time to stop for coffee in the morning, starbucks with a new plan to bring coffee to you. the company will start offering a delivery option, and the service runs through the starbucks mobile app. alicia is beside herself about this. the announcement after the coffee giant aprnnounced disappointing quarrel early sales. starbucks has not said which cities will be included. >> starbucks is so far away. >> very far, couldn't possibly walk there. >> and a lot of troubles on the road and especially the p.a. turnpike. >> a lot of troubles brewing, maybe a witch's brew. one of the issues, shutdown between terminal avenue and south street. think back to the summer when it
was blocked because of bridge issues, this time it is a crash blocking all the northbound lanes. looking at speeds are just 13 miles per hour approaching the blocka blockage. and southbound a gaper delay with speeds in the 30s. just like this summer, shift yourself over to 95 northbound instead, and even southbound, i think that's the better bet this afternoon. or stay local through wilmington. a lot of other people are doing that on roads like 13. let's return to the situation on the pennsylvania turnpike, the awful crash and vehicle fire resulting in the westbound lanes between valley forge and downingtown. everything off to the side, still speeds in the 20s a good stretch between valley forge and downing town. use 202 southbound. on 95 southbound side, cottman, a crash taking out the right lane. speeds slow from wood haven.
and from buena, a gas main break. and let's gab the ipad on this friday afternoon. complete stand still northbound approaching the closure point, someone in the backlog taking a photo of the standstill. keep in mind only take the pictures if you are stopped like this person is. we will check it again in the next half-hour. >> happy halloween, thank you. visitors to the union league learn from a man knowing a thing or two about success in business. the former secretary of customers, gutierrez sat down with walter perez talking about his rise to success to selling cereal to working for kellogg and under george w. bush. and hearing tips about climbing the corporate ladder in this informal conversation on the stage today. halloween typically about
all things spooky. one couple in pottstown trying to partway with a home they say is haunted. and monica malpass has the story. >> hi shirleen. this couple lives in a house built in the 1800s and they feel there are some visitors still living in the home. residents allegedly who just don't want to go. all right, that's what they say. on north half over street it is on the pashth and why they say the house is haunted and why they think there is really no reason for a perspective buyer to be afraid. blackberry trying to pull off a comeback. what they are launching to compete with popular messaging apps. those stories and for on this halloween friday. >> see you soon, thank you. monica. coming up on actions 11:00 a special "action news" trouble shooter. >> trapped in his own house, how
this parapledgic man feels, he can't get his motorized wheelchair back from the company. >> i feel stranded. a prisoner in your own house. >> coming to the "action news" trouble shooters depressed and desperate for help. see what happened next on "action news at 11:00." up next at 4:00, adam back with the weekend call from accuweather and all of latest details on the rain coming our way. plus, an idea has one man in running for "dad of the year" and how he turned
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building catapults will a lost pumpkins at a zombie target. the top three finalists have a chance to win cash and save the world. >> that looks fun. do you have a halloween costume this year? >> this is high halloween costume. do you like it? >> let's go over to adam joseph, i like your costume, too. >> frightening. >> and double scan live, a primary low off to the coast in the east. and the upper-level energy from the north and west bringing you cold air and snow off the great lakes. that will bring a large amount of snow into parts of the appalachians tomorrow. let's take a look at the numbers around the region. it is a little chilly, 52 degrees in the lehigh valley. 54 in philadelphia. 53 right now in dover. at the shore we have double 5's, double nickels on the board. if you are heading to high school football games, trying to tear yourselves away from the football for halloween, the game
of the week, 51 degrees at 7:00. very chilly. and temperatures dropping to around 48 degrees. the primary low to the east, most showers far enough off the coast, not involving the rest of the trick-or-treat and that will eventually back in and that low to the west with the energy spinning will be diving way to the south. and it will feed the low off the coast. creating a monster storm but not for us. it is more for northern maine and nova scotia and eastern canada. and tomorrow, brushes with showers. by 4:30 tomorrow afternoon still dealing with some rain, especially south and east of philadelphia. and as the energy catches up you can see the heavy rain, which is mainly east of boston. this is truly a fish storm for the most part. but as the colder air drags in behind the storm, very impressive totals for late october. near bristol, 1-3 inches in the
mountains. and west of asheville, 6-12 inches for the first snowfall and parts of tennessee and western north carolina. as we look at the numbers back at home, thankfully not talking snow. 44 trenton, 43 in millville and showers developing overnight. and the forecast the raw, rainy saturday 52 degrees and northerly wind. remember to turn the clocks back this upcoming weekend. and the wind chills on sunday only from freezing to 42 with sunshine. ment winds are whipping over 40 miles per hour the second half of the weekend. but we start to
warm monday with the sun to 67 and better for voters at 65 degrees. get ready for some whipped. >> you scared us for halloween. >> we will be right back.
costumes, the bear there. loving them all. sharing your adorable pictures using the #6abchalloween. and kleebs -- celebrities getting in on the fun. katy perry a cheeto. and little north dressed up as a skunk. the little stinker can't wait to show her daddy her costume. and halloween starting early, and i am sure it was the same in a lot of your houses. love it. more pictures at 4:30. keep them coming on facebook, instagram and twitter. and i get to stand and watch it all day. >> love the little meatball and little chase.
meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, shirleen allicot and brian taff. >> hello again. 4:30 and "action news" continues with freebies so good they're actually scary. >> you're scaring me. >> that's the whole point. free doughnuts, coffee, pancakes and a lot more. and tattoos just fine. a stud in your nose, why not. but engagement rings, that's where starbucks draws the line. what is behind the coffee giants of all things bling. and five-on-one. why police say several western pennsylvania college football players brutally beat a westchester man leaving him in intensive care. new information on the end of a manhunt that stretched on for nearly seven weeks. for 48 days we saw suspected cop killer eric frein like this. a smug picture of an elusive survivalist. this morning we saw a different version battered, bruised and
cuffed, paraded in a crush of media and angry residents to face formal charges. we were there for the arraignment. >> eric, are you sorry? >> the pennsylvania police proudly marched him out before a crowd. >> rot in hell. >> and a blank stair from eric frein's face and hiding from the police, a celebrated end. the man accused of ambushing this police barracks and shooting two state troopers, leaving one of them dead spent the last 48 days on the run. the skilled survival ifist allug police until last night when the u.s. marshaled spotted him. >> the team sweeping through the area surprised him as he was outside of the hanger. gave him commands to survendor, he complied with the commands. >> frein's arrest erasing the
fears putting communities on lockdown. >> about time they got this guy. >> i am very, very happy and glad he is in jail. >> and for the officers, an accomplishment near to their hearts. taking him in custody with the handcuffs of the officer he was accused of killing. >> we are faith the next steps towards justice. >> the charges include first-degree murder and he would face the death penalty if convicted. in pennsylvania, for channel 6 "action news." 6abc broke the news of eric frein's arrest yesterday on "action news" 6abc.com and twitter. and facebook get the latest breaking news and all-important updates. you have to like the "action news" facebook page. go to facebook.com/6abcactionnews and check the "like" button.
and football players charged in the savage beating of a westchester man. suffering brain trauma and in intensive care after the police say he tried to break up an argument between his girlfriend and one of the players from the california university of pennsylvania. witnesses say the time players yelled "football stopping" while stomping and kicking him. they are all jailed today on $500,000 bond. an accident in gloucester county, new jersey sending two people to hospital this morning. over routes 55 in glass both bother -- glassboro a car veered off the road. and the deliver and passenger flown to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries. all lanes back open within two hours. and investigators are still trying to determine why the driver lost control. exotic cat that escaped his
wilmington home quarantined after his capture. boo found in his home last night, two weeks after he ran away. aside from attracting a few tricks and ticks he appeared in good health. he will be monitored for ten days just in case. boo's owner tells us that he enjoys his favorite treat. upon return a bowl of whipped cream and promptly fell asleep. and all hallows, and the streets will be filled with those and we have more on halloween. nora? >> hey there guys. trick-or-treat starting all over the air. here in boredontown they do it
ride. and the neighbors decorate, and we started out at the animal halloween parade. talk about this p cute, watch this. >> hi, happy halloween! >> a giant parade every year. 600 students suit up in favorite costumes and they surround the ground so everyone can see them in their glory. >> i am a pizza. >> do you have cheese on? >> yeah. >> pep roane -- pepperoni. >> yeah. >> what does the witch feel like? >> wanting to turn everybody into a frog. >> i am the mad hatter. >> are you mad? >> no! >> and parents and grandparents lined up to wave or slap a picture, enjoying the event as much as the kids do.
>> it is great seeing the killed go through. having such a great time. >> you, too? >> me, too. i love it. >> dressed as witches and martians, and ninja turtles. >> they are strong and fight crime. and i like to fight crime. >> and trying to do crowd control but got distracted. >> a greek goddess. >> it is kind of cold out. >> happy birthday halloween. >> what do you like about halloween? >> getting candy. >> are you ready to trick-or-treat?y. >> yes! >> and so are kids everywhere looking forward to that. when i come back at 6:00, a closer look at all of the spooky decoration he is here, but right now i have to go, my date is here. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6
"action news." >> go ahead, nora. >> he winked at her. a goolish good time for young and young-at-heart. i vieting pre-schoolers to enjoy a halloween party with residents. a moments for two generations to bond over the love of candy. and the things that make this day extra special no matter how old are you. at the big board i can't rival nora but can show you other super cutis. and thoughing this picture of her two little ones. we have milow and juniper dressed up as mini septa workers. and these little monsters here, ryan as mike and joshua as sully. and mom, kelly lippman using the #6abchalloween.
and the first one as the marshmellow man. and remember kathy's twins, last year the twinkie costume and this year they are surf and turf. and this cutie, jarrett is clark kent. they love to find costumes to incorporate his glasses. keep the photos coming using #6abchalloween. i can look at the kids all day. and i have a feeling some are already eating the candy. >> leave the pictures up. >> i will. so cute. >> and speaking of candy, what is your favorite candy. >> snickers. >> snickers, too. >> whoppers. and the forecast? >> not bad as we head out this evening. as we take a look on city ave on the action cam right now we have
our own channel 6 carved pumpkins thanks to bob watts car. ing them. the dewpoint 36 and winds out of the north at 8 miles per hour. as we head out over the next half hour, hour, two hours, temperatures are going to be rather chilly despite a lot of cloud cover. at least the rain stays away. so you can call it coolish, not goolish at 49 degrees by 9:00 tonight. double scan live radar showing a powerful low from the great lakes that will feed a storm off the coast. talking about it bringing some rain and really strong winds for the weekend. and that's the full accuweather forecast. the problem is our boys are too young to eat candy -- >> we get it. >> you guys. can you share? share the wealth. some teachers braved the weather and took a swim for a healthy cause. in the dunk tank, students could soak the teachers during the
release day. all donations collected at this outdoor day of fun benefit the pediatric and pancreatic cancer society. still ahead, coffee to doughnuts, freebies all treats, no trick in this one. plus bling ban. why starbucks is telling baristas that tattoos and peerings so fine, but engagement rings not so much. and the opportunity and incredible way one man turned his step-son's wheelchair into a halloween work of art. le and and adam joseph back
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sitting in his marked car when the man swung the weapon and shattered the driver's side window. the officer got out of the car and struggled with the man, who eventually ran away and left the axe behind. the f.b.i. has offered to help as investigators search for the suspect and motive. today the attack brutally similar to an axe attack on a new york city police officer last week. transit officials in new york investigating a frightening close call for commuters in queens. look at this massive construction drill that sliced right through the ceiling of a subway tunnel yesterday. the 10-inch bit came within inches of a packed train. fortunately the subway's emergency system triggered the brakes after it sensed something hit the top of the train. they were drilling an underground well and somehow missed their mark. things did not go according to plan for a missouri daredevil over nignight the base jumper tg
to leap off the top of a radio tower but when he jumped he was hung up on wires. forced to hang 150 feet over the ground for nearly two hours. that's how long it took the firefighters to rescue him. and once down the base jumper made two stops. one to the hospital to get checked out and the other to jail to be booked on trespassing charges. the big board with big talkers and controversy over a new dress code for employees at starbucks. how it goes, tattoos, other body art, that's ok. it's the bling that is causing quite a stir and bringing baristas to a boil point. a nose ring or stud is ok, but precious gems, even engagement rings cannot be worn at work. must be left at home. men are complaining their wives can't wear their wedding rings, asking starbucks where are your brains and whose name do i put on the lawsuit when she is
harassed? starbucks says it is based on guidelines and gems are a hazardard because they can come loose but plain bands can be warn. and another twitter storm brewing for the british retailer top shop after this picture snapped of a manican. and she used the #poorbodyimage and you're responsible. and another used this showing an array of manicans showing disgustingly skinny. saying healthy image is a priority but they are made from solid fiberglass and have to make certain dimensions so they can get clothes off and on. it is not meant to be a representation of the average female body, just of the clothes
they sell. people until fort collins, colorado, needing a dad of the year costume after decree agent the one for a stepson facing his challenge. and jake suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy, so he can treat treat andy spend 30 hours decorating his wheelchair turning it into a tank. mom says jake is a neighborhood halloween star. >> and now instead of jake thinking i wish i could be out there, the kids are saying i wish i would be in that wheelchair. >> and family says they just want jake to enjoy halloween like any other kid. that is, for sure, the coolest costume on their black tonight. >> what a great dad. >> no questions about that and a great memory for that little
guy. >> thank you. another check on the roads right now. >> matt pellman in the traffic center with another update. >> we love it, especially on halloween when delays and accidents make like a ghost and vanish, brian and shirleen. that is exactly what happened surprisingly enough in delaware. our crash on the northbound of 495 meant during the last half-hour blocking the roadways entirely, it is now completely gone. not so spooky a great thing. and the northbound delay, speeds in the 60s. use 495, still not using the westbound of the pennsylvania turnpike. i-76 had a crash between valley forming and downing town off to the side, but giving us speeds in the 20s as you see for about a seven or eight-mile stretch. not where you want to find yourself. you could instead find yourself on southbound 202. if you do you'll find yourself in this jam. but it is just volume at this point and a little police activity off to the side. all lanes open. and up get through this delay
quicker than the up with on the observe pennsylvania turnpike. and ardmore a broken down vehicle on anderson avenue. and crash on winwood along the road at penn road. a crash on city avenue, southbound at xings drive and not far away from channel 6. and the crash on the vine street, it is gone as the up with on 95, southbound by cottman. lanes are heavy in both directions. and watch for a gas main break closing route 40. we will check it again and i hope you get lots ever candy, brian and shirleen. >> that's all i want. >> so, will you share with me? >> i will give you a couple of pieces of candy. >> thank you. and sky 6 looking live at center city skyline and kids filling the streets. i am stingy when this comes to my candy. and adam joseph with the seven-da
>> adam just showing us his very impressive halloween display. >> karl and i went crazy. we got all of the things so that when kids come up they talk and scare them. hopefully they don't run away. >> a pretty good night. >> it is going to be nice out there tonight as we take a look at the actions cam in doylestown. daryl and jen's house. general said daryl loves to go crazy with the halloween decorations and you can see that right there in the front, a little scary. as we look at double scan live railed are, not much going on right now. but showers every actually push into the ocean, but it should be after all the trick-or-treat are in kind of going through their candy and seeing what they like and don't like.
54 in trenton, 55 at the boardwalk. dropping into the upper 40s in the poconos. and satellite and radar energy off the coast, energy to the west, and very similar to what see we late fall, early in the winter season when we have systems combining developing major nor'easters. as this energy rises to our south we get clipped by it with some showers and rain. so at 11:00 you see the rain pulling in off of the ocean. that continues to push westward into the early-morning hours tomorrow. at 8:00 you can see steady rainfall across the region. that continues into the afternoon tomorrow, especially south and east of philadelphia. we may try to dry in the afternoon north and west. it is all in the normal of rain. and as the ocean storm develops to the east it will siphon down the dry air for us thankfully not getting really hit by it until sunday morning when the sunshine returns. and before we get to sunday morning turn the clocks back
this weekend as we end daylight saving time. a good time to check your smoke detector batteries. the sun is setting sunday at 4:58 p.m. yeah, ouch. speaking of ouch, on sunday also at 4:00 the winds behind the low. wind chills between freezing and 42 during the day on sunday. true, winter-like winds push in. wednesday gusts sunday morning continuing into sunday afternoon. tonight, 40 to 48, cloudy and cool with late showers pulling in from the ocean. and the seven-day forecast, it is very cool this upcoming weekend. raw and rainy starred. we dry it out sunday, but that's when the winter whipping winds move in from the north. and monday, just a few clouds and 57. then turning warmer and looking good for election day at 65. and above normal wednesday and thursday. wednesday there could be a brief shower into early thursday
>> all right happy halloween it is "freebie friday" with tons of free treats that are scary good. first, wear your costume to any krispy kreme store and a free doughnut of your choice including the new ghostbusters dough note. length us know how it is. and offering you a free pumpkin spice latte tonight only of those locations throughout the city, pick it up. kids under 12 get a free scary-face pancake at ihop.
and you get things to decorate the pancake. and get free candy without trick-or-treat -- sort of. do it on the internet. shipping is free, just ring the virtual doorbell on photo jo jo.com. that's a different one. until 11:59 before the stroke of midnight tonight, random house awed i don't know books offering a free download of frankenstein. just like their page. free admission to the barnes administration on sunday and more on 6abc.com. check it out, happy halloween. >> thank you. at 4:00 today, have you seen a halloween squirrel-on-lantern? you have now. check out this little guy trying on a pumpkin for size. the photographer says he noticed the squirrels in the yard taking notice of his jack-o-lantern. and they seemed to have a great
time exploring its gourdous interior. >> who knew. we hope you have a fabulous halloween tonight. that will do it for "action news at 4:00." for shirleen allicot, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm brian taff. shirleen and i, along with adam and ducis rodgers are back tonight for a full hour of "action news" 10:00 on phl 17. and here are rick williams and monica malpass with a look at what's ahead at 5:00. happy halloween. >> and to you, thank you. coming up next on "action news at 5:00" we are following the capture of wanted gunman eric frein. "action news" live with how one community is trying to return to normal. and the septa transit workers negotiating in an attempt to avoid a strike. the update for you next. and those
alluding the authorities for y more than a month. tonight, new details about his capture and first court appearance on charges of killing a state trooper and wounding another. the big story is the capture ever the aaccused cop killing eric frein. >> and he they will "action news" that he confessed to the crime that prompted the manhunt. and we have more on the big development. >> very big. for seven weeks he had this community on edge. as you imagine, they are stealing safer tonight. and frein went before a judge read along with charges. and responded only with shout answers when asked questions. and accused of murdering bryon dickson and wounding alex douglass. captured last night after a team of u.s. marshals helping in the search spotted him in a field